LGV Driver Trainer
Full-time, £32,000 - £35,000

Ref: 10836

Salary: £32,000 - £35,000

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Location: Stanley Matthews Way, Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire, ST4 8GR


LGV Driver Trainer

Right now we are looking for an LGV Driver Trainer to join The Pets At Home Distribution Centre’s Stoke with a move to our new Distribution Centre in Stafford when open.

The role:
Reporting to the Driver Training and Compliance Manager, The LGV Driver training will predominantly work Monday-Friday but will require flexibility to perform some night and weekend training and assessments. You will conduct pre-employment assessments of Pets at Home and agency drivers and develop all our existing Drivers. The LGV Driver trainer will provide training and mentoring support for colleagues on our ‘Warehouse to Wheels’ programme ensuring a quality experience and producing high class drivers. You will be responsible for record keeping of drivers training and health and safety records and prompting when drivers approach refresher dates.
You will be expected to keep pace with all legislative changes and the delivery of training and refreshing colleagues to pass level on Truck Mounted Moffetts, you will also Assist in presenting and potentially holding Driver CPC modules to JAUPT standard.

What you’ll bring with you:

  • A good level of general education
  • IT literate and familiar with MS Office
  • Exceptional people development, and communication skills – open to new ideas and able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Clean LGV C&E driving license
  • Experience of driving large MHE (counterbalance, reach, Moffatt)
  • Able to drive at an exceptional standard of safety, efficiency, and skill in all types of vehicles. Namely cars, vans up to 3.5t gross, Rigid vehicles up to 26t and articulated vehicles up to 44t
  • Experience of driving LGV’s in London is desirable
  • Certified in manual handling
  • Previous trainer experience would be an advantage

What’s in it for you:

  • 36  days annual holiday (including Bank holidays), rising to 38  days after 2 years continuous service 
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Contributory Private Health Care
  • Birthday Leave - 1 day extra leave to celebrate your Birthday!
  • The option to buy extra holidays
  • Celebrating Special Celebrations? You’ll get 1 extra week off and a gift to celebrate your wedding or civil partnership, and a gift from us if you are expecting or adopting a baby!
  • Colleague Discount- 20% discount for you (plus one family member)
  • Your Reward Hub benefits- an online range of offers and discounts which are available exclusively to Pets at Home Colleagues
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Charity Leave- You are entitled to have one paid day’s leave each year to work for your favourite animal related charity.

About us:
At Pets at Home, we’re committed to making sure pets and their owners get the very best advice, care and products. It’s what’s driven our success. 
As we continue to grow, so does the demand for our pet care supplies. That’s why we’re expanding our teams.  
Join us, and you’ll see that we’re not any old distribution centre. We want to be the best pet care company in the world. And to help us get there, we aim to do the best for our colleagues. 
We’ll be upfront about this. We’re moving to a bigger, brand-new purpose-built facility in Stafford in the next couple of years. We’ll be giving our teams the opportunity to come with us, but we realise this might not be for everyone. So, there’ll also be the opportunity to move to roles in other parts of our business. In the meantime, we still need lots of great people to join us in helping Stokes pets live happy lives and, in return, enjoy the great benefits we offer.  


Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 10-05-2022

Expiry Date: 08-06-2022